Like ice cream in the hot, hot summer. By Michael L
Category Archives: Adventure
Everything comes together in the conclusion to this 8-part film series, a wonderful combination of great acting, terrific writing, and magical wondrousness that has captivated millions of viewers for the last decade. By Mel Mollick.
You wouldn't know it by the look and feel of "Cars 2", but this loud mishmash of mishandled material is a Pixar Production. By Sean Collins-Smith.
"Kung Fu Panda 2" is a darker, more mature adventure than the first, but its knack for silliness remains thankfully in tact. By Sean Collins-Smith.
Captan Jack Sparrow returns to search for the fountain of youth, an interesting prospect that is soon marred by mermaids, stale action and downright boredom. By Sean Collins-Smith.
The criminally cancelled "Firefly" gets new life in this dark 2005 feature film written and directed by its creator, Joss Whedon. By Sean Collins-Smith.
Zack Snyder's first non-remake/adaptation is really, really bad. By Sean Collins-Smith.
Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Aliens, oh my! By Michael L
Standard horror flick doesn't have much to offer in the way of originality. By William Davenport.
It may seem like bombast, but Peter Jackson's first action-adventure since The Lord of the Rings trilogy is a rollicking 3-hour roller coaster. By Sean Collins-Smith.
More of a visual experience than a typical three-act film, "Where the Wild Things Are" expands nicely upon Maurice Sendak's 1963 short story while adding depth and emotion to characters. By Sean Collins-Smith.
Missed opportunities and a lack of depth and differentiation among characters keeps Peter Weir's "The Way Back" from reaching the next level. By Joseph Chirico.